The Character Education Partnership (CEP) selects districts nationwide to be named a National School of Character. Sperreng Middle School was selected as a National School of Character in 2013. Missouri has more national schools and districts of character than any other state.
Those selected as National Schools of Character demonstrate significant improvements in academics (increasing or high test scores), behavior (reduction in disciplinary actions) and climate (survey results show students feel safe and respected). All of the schools have created caring, supportive school communities that meet the needs of students.